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DOD Annual Worldwide Military Photography Workshop

The Department of Defense 18th Annual Worldwide Military Photography Workshop took place at Ft. George G. Meade in Ft. Meade, Maryland from June 6-June 12, 2010 and Mary celebrated her fourteenth year as a faculty member. The workshop brings together faculty and students from around the world and provides advanced instruction on how to communicate more effectively using the visual media of photojournalism. Thanks to Shane McCoy, Group 4 and the entire workshop family for a great week!

2010 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Feature Photography

June 30 is the 50th anniversary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s independence from Belgium. The people of Congo had high hopes for their newly liberated country but those hopes have all but disappeared in the wake of a war that continues to bring death, rape and despair to its citizens. In 2008, I …
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NPPA Best of Photojournalism 2010 Contest

First Place Enterprise Picture Story (Small Markets) awarded for Mary’s story, “Congo’s War on Women, and Third Place Photojournalist of the Year, Smaller Markets in the National Press Photographers Association, Best of Photojournalism 2010 contest.

D.C. Shoot Off Photography Workshop

The annual DC Shoot Off Photography Workshop, March 11-14, 2010 took place at the Navy League Building in Arlington, Va. and featured Mary as a speaker. The workshop provides professional development in photography for our military and civil service photographers. With over a hundred volunteers and participants, the workshop networks and creates an exchange of knowledge and skill in an intense three and a half day event.

New York Press Photographers Association

The New York Press Photographers Association’s 2009 Year in Pictures (2010 Contest) in Brooklyn, New York was judged by, Mary F. Calvert, John Filo and Rusty Kennedy. The NYPPA is America’s oldest press association.

Momenta Workshops Project India 2010

Mary taught and participated in Momenta Workshops Project India 2010: Photography as a Force of Change. The workshop focused on working with non-profits in Dehradun, India. Look for Mary’s upcoming story on the young nuns at the Sakya Nunnery.

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Mary F. Calvert is committed to using photography to affect meaningful social change and is known for producing work on gender based, human rights issues. For her work on sexual assault in the US Military, she is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2016 Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography and 1st Prize, Long Term Projects in the 2016 World Press Photo Contest, as well as the 2014 Alexia Foundation Women’s Initiative Grant, and the 2013 Canon Female Photojournalist Award. She has won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award twice and is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist in Feature Photography.